On Thursday, Bank of America went down completely — no credit/debit cards, no bill pay, no ATMs, no deposits, no customer service and NO EXPLANATION. The bank said the outage lasted “about an hour,” but customers and downdetector pegged it at “several hours.”
Yesterday Capital One experienced the same problems systemwide. It is still happening widely at the time of this posting.
Commonwealth Bank, the largest bank in Australia went down for a couple days a couple weeks ago.
Two of the other largest banks in Australia went down last week.
I have heard anecdotal reports of fuckiness in other banking networks of late as well. Something is going on, and it’s not “technical issues.” It’s likely related to the liquidity crisis fire that the Fed has been fighting for over a month now to the tune of tens of billions of dollars a day.
Everybody needs to have some physical cash and, of course, Bitcoin. The Matrix is glitching, and things are about to get real.